09 Mar '18, 3am

1 in 3 Malays in S’pore now work as PMETs, up from 1 in 4: Yaacob Ibrahim https://t.co/Y3RRhoYnk7

Minister-in-charge of Muslim affairs Yaacob Ibrahim had some good news to announce about the Malay community in Singapore. Speaking in Parliament on Thursday, March 8 during the Committee of Supply debate, he said that improving education standards in the Malay community have led to to a upward trend of Malay Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs). Advertisement Moving on up Citing Ministry of Manpower figures, Yaacob said the proportion of PMETs in the Malay community has increased from one in four in 2007, to one in three in 2017. A majority of these Malay PMETs work in the education, social service, health and public administration sectors. Minister Yaacob added that Malays had a higher-than-proportional share of placements in the Adapt and Grow initiative, including career centres run by Workforce Singapore and NTUC’s Employment and Employability I...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/more-malay-pmets-singapore/

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